Almera Johnson

Oct 12, 1812
Westfield, Vermont
Mar 4, 1896
Parowan, Utah

Born in 1812 in Westfield, Vermont, Almera Johnson was the daughter of Ezekiel and Julia Johnson. She moved with her family to Kirtland, Ohio in 1833 and was baptized into the church in 1836. In 1843, Almera's brother Benjamin was told by Joseph he was to marry his sisters. Benjamin told Almera and she was wed to Joseph Smith by his brother Hyrum in the same year. Following Joseph's death, Almera married Ruben Barton whom she had five children. After their divorce in 1860, Almera moved to Parowan, Utah, and resided there until her death in 1896.

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